Monthly Archives: March 2015

Dumpling Skins and a Foodie Tour

Dumpling Skin-Wrappers-4632Having enjoyed various Chinese dumplings on a recent trip I found myself wanting to try my hand at making dumpling skins. Although using a pasta machine is not very authentic, it’s an easier alternative to hand rolling dumpling skins, especially if you intend making lots.
This trip I decided to do something a little different and take a foodie tour while visiting Hong Kong. It’s a wonderful way of exploring parts of a city that are off-the-beaten-track, areas you might not have discovered on your own. And with certified tour guides leading the way, sharing their knowledge on the culture and people of the surrounding area. Took these photographs while on the Central and Sheung Wan foodie tour. Continue reading

Four Seasons Bahrain Bay with Chef Wolfgang Puck

Wolfgang Puck at Cut Kitchen-Four Seasons Bahrain BayAttending the official opening of the very new and plush Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay was a perfect way to easy myself back into blogging after traveling. During the course of the evening guests at the event were taken on a tasting tour of three concept restaurants, which included celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck’s highly rated steakhouse, Cut. Beautifully presented tasters from Bahrain Bay Kitchen, Re Asian Cuisine (Wolfgang Puck) and Cut were savored throughout the course of the evening and with so much food on offer it was not possible to taste it all… although I think I did well. The evening  included socializing with guests in the Grand Lobby area and the Moroccan inspired Blue Moon Lounge (Wolfgang Puck) on the ear popping 50th floor. Continue reading

A Postcard from New Zealand

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Loved the drives through the vast and beautiful countryside of New Zealand. Can’t resist a quick pic of some cattle grazing in the fields… must be the country girl in me. Continue reading

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